# Is there anything that weighs exactly one gram?

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#1 deactivated-5acfa3a8bc51d
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I'm making a scale with a ruler, triangle, and two light containers for school to work as a functioning mass weighing machine. One cubic centimeter of water weighs one gram exact. Even if I new the volume of that I got nothing to measure with besides a ruler. Is there any item that weighs an exact gram to calibrate the scale? Or does someone know how I can measure out one cubic centimeter of water with a ruler?
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#3 KiIIyou
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The letter B
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#4 JML897
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A one gram weight
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#5 ghoklebutter
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A small paperclip?
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Water is suppose to be at 3.98 celcius, how cold is that? I wonder if I can make an ice cube and then use the ruler to measure a one centimeter cube. Put your brains together and figure something out. I'll google if a paper clip is exactly one gram
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#7 NiKva
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One gram of cocaine.
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#8 Nude_Dude
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A 1/1000th of this

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#10 deactivated-5acfa3a8bc51d
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Snickers ice cream bar?

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Nah, that's heaps more.

Mmhm.

Iszdope
That weighs oz I bet. The dollar bill of any denomination weighs one gram. Now to build the scale. I don't have a ruler or triangle or dollar bill yet
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#12 br0kenrabbit
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There is an official kilogram weight cylinder that is the international basis for the gram kept somewhere in France, but they've found out recently that it's losing mass.

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#13 chaoscougar1
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Water is suppose to be at 3.98 celcius, how cold is that?playmynutz
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#14 BenedictArnold7
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I don't think this answer is out there.
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#15 MrPraline
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40-60 euro's worth of nose candy
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#16 WolfattheDoor34
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this fall, fate weighs in
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#17 achilles614
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A US dollar bill weighs 1 gram.
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#18 Planeforger
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There's always...

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[spoiler] jk brah [/spoiler]

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#21 MAZ85
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1 gram of gold ?
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#22 Fightingfan
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Gram of coke?
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#23 tenaka2
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Every single thing if measured correctly can weigh one gram.

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#24 Capitan_Kid
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Lol metric system. What a joke
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#25 MAZ85
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Lol metric system. What a jokeCapitan_Kid
you're a joke
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#26 Fightingfan
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[QUOTE="Capitan_Kid"]Lol metric system. What a jokeMAZ85
you're a joke

NO YOU!
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#27 MAZ85
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[QUOTE="MAZ85"][QUOTE="Capitan_Kid"]Lol metric system. What a jokeFightingfan
you're a joke

NO YOU!

you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you
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#28 Fightingfan
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(You)^25
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#29 call_of_duty_10
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1/12 x 6.023 x 10^23 atoms of carbon 12 isotope.

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#30 rilpas
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I bet you can find a small rock that can be chipped down to a gram.

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two pages worth of posts and this was the only helpful post :lol:
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#31 RationalAtheist
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Paper is sold in Grams per square meter. So an A4 (1/16th of a1 square meter) page would weigh 5g for the average 80 g/m^2 office paper. Cut the paper into 5 equal pieces and each one would weigh 1g. This may not apply to US paper densities though.

4 degrees centigrade is the approximate temperature inside a fridge.

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#33 tenaka2
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just buy a box of weights

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#34 LJS9502_basic
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Sure. Anything that is exactly one gram....
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#35 VanHelsingBoA64
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for school to work as a functioning mass weighing machine.playmynutz
lmao
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#36 PetJel
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Just take half of something that is 2 grams.

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#37 PernicioEnigma
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One gram of... anything?
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#38 deactivated-5acfa3a8bc51d
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I say a +-0.1 moe . I used a business card marker and a bill. I think it works
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#39 Guybrush_3
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6.02214179(30)×1023 atoms of hydrogen 1